Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ey (island), from Proto-Germanic *awjō (floodplain, meadow, island), from earlier *agwjō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ékʷeh₂ (water), possibly from either *h₂ep- (water, body of water), *h₁egʷʰ- (to drink) or *h₁eḱ- (horse, swift). Cognate with English ey, eyot, oe, ait, and German Aue.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

øy f or m (definite singular øya or øyen, indefinite plural øyer, definite plural øyene)

  1. an island

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ey, from Proto-Germanic *awjō.

NounEdit

øy f (definite singular øya, indefinite plural øyar or øyer, definite plural øyane or øyene)

  1. an island

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit